Be healthy is a big concern in a world where fast food is our easiest way to go. These 12 healthy snacks ideas are DELICIOUS and super easy to make.
I totally understand that nowadays parents have super busy days between work, school, etc… what makes harder to prepare time-consuming meals and snacks for their children, Specially when they have picky eaters.
For healthy – conscious parents we selected these amazing and healthy ideas to prepare within a few minutes.
1.- Chia pudding
This is an explosion of fiber in addition to being rich in antioxidants that help reduce
inflammation and improve heart health. This snack has less than 200 calories:
Prepare it as follows: 1 tablespoon (15 grams) of chia seeds, 1/3 cup (80 ml) of
water, 1 tablespoon (15 grams) of cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon (15 grams) of
peanut butter, A pinch of stevia or other sweetener. Combine the chia seeds and
water in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Add the cocoa
powder, the peanut butter and the sweetener.
Tomatoes and mozzarella cheese combine perfectly. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C and potassium. It also contains lycopene is an antioxidant that can reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease.
On the other hand, mozzarella is rich in protein, calcium and vitamin B12 and decreases the risk of heart disease by raising levels of HDL (good) cholesterol.
One cup of this combination contains less than 200 calories.
This sprouted bread uses a combination of 6 grains and legumes that are easier to
digest, increase mineral absorption and have antioxidants. The combination of
avocado and fresh salsa provides healthy fats. This sandwich has 149 calories.
They are like healthy potato chips, but apple! and also baked !. They are low in
calories since they barely have 141 and contain fiber for the heart and potassium.
You only need 3 delicious big red apples, without heart, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
and 2 tablespoons of sugar
It may sound basic, but it’s a classic sandwich for a reason. Add a bit of nuts to nonfat yogurt rich in protein you can also place a small handful of berries or other chopped lacual fruit will add texture and sweetness.Only 205 calories when using the following measures: 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons of chopped nuts and 1/2 cup of berries in a bowl.
An explosion of flavor and a perfect snack for rainy or movie afternoons. They are perfect because they are crispy and are a much better option than French fries thanks to their combination of protein and fiber, and only 160 calories.
Just rinse and drain a can of chickpeas, then mix with 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, pepper and any spice you want. Bake at 400 ° F for 30 minutes. Let cool a little, then eat.
These spring rolls are as the name suggests colorful, fresh and delicious. They are an incredible snack to have on hand. They will help you get some plant nutrients in your system without you feeling like you are eating a salad.
You can make the spring rolls even more delicious by including some slices of mango or some other fruit to accompany their flavor.
These pizza fruit cookies are delicious and nutritious, combining salty and sweet, which is everyone’s favorite combination. You only need Wasa Crisbreads, 1/2 Cup cream Cheese
3 Tbs Honey, Strawberries, Blueberries, Kiwi and Raspberries
Mix the honey and cream cheese. Spread an even amount onto each crispbread. Chop the fruit into small pieces and top the crispbreads.
9.- Egg with a Kick
This is a very easy option, you just need to make a batch of hard boiled eggs on Sunday to have them on hand throughout the week. When hunger strikes you can cut the egg in half and sprinkle ½ teaspoon of Sriracha for a good snack of barely 80 calories.
Mix a fresh avocado, vinegar, salt and other herbs of your choice to make an easy guacamole. If you have little time and need a quick and healthy alternative, this is your best ticket to the party. Perfect snack that combines the two best appetizers, pita bread guacamole.
11.- Oven Backed Chips
Replace french fries with fat and fries with this healthy alternative, which is made by baking sliced zucchini and baking them in the oven. A nonfat milk bath helps the bread crumb layer stick, and Parmesan cheese gives the chips a deliciously crunchy texture.
12.- Low-carb turkey wrap
With just 75 calories prepare a snack with a turkey wrap. You need 2 teaspoons of mustard with honey, 3 thin slices of turkey and cover with 1/4 cup of sliced apple and wrap it in lettuce.
Hope you have enjoyed. Let me know each one is your favorite healthy snack!